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Bio trends, eco utility and sustainability will be big for Autumn/Winter 2018-19

Bio materials made from milk and mushrooms and other natural sources are the future of fashion and will be the norm by 2019. Ferragamo recently launched a collection made from Italian patented Orange Fibre which is created using citrus waste, … Continue reading

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Colour trends for Pre-Fall 2017

Here’s a look at the best colour trends for Pre-Fall, the smaller capsule collection in between September and February fashion weeks. Let’s begin with Red It’s not just about red. It’s red top to toe. Chanel, Givenchy, Giambattista Valli Chanel start … Continue reading

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Zaha Hadid designs new Naples high-speed train station

Images © zaha hadid architects 2016 was an exciting year for architecture and 2017 looks set to be no different as we anticipate the construction later this year of the long awaited Naples-Afragola train station. A sculptural cobra-like steel structure, which will … Continue reading

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Oh Mickey: Fashion brands and their Disney designs

From Mickey Mouse to Wonder woman, cartoons have been taking the fashion world by storm for decades. But, more than ever, designers have gone Disney mad, with kitsch embellished T-shirts, dresses and bags. The 90’s nostalgia of cute teen logos … Continue reading

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Bello Magazine: Designers are weaving dream dresses for the modern day Princess

By Nicola Ferlei-Brown        ©Valentino Designers are weaving dream dresses for the modern day Princess Mirror, mirror on the wall.. Which is the most beautiful season of them all? Why, winter, of course. And, a winters tale just became … Continue reading

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David Mamet talks movies

David Mamet, the Pulitzer Prize winning Playwright, Screenwriter and Director, known for works such as ‘American Buffalo’, ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’, ‘The Untouchables’ and ‘Phil Spector’, talked about his favorite movie moments at the Rome Film Festival’s, Movie Talks. Wearing a … Continue reading

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Maria Grazia Chiuri: The what’s what on Dior’s new Artistic Director

Maria Grazia Chiuri became the first woman to fill the shoes of Christian Dior’s Artistic Director in the brand’s 70 year history. Which means breaking up one of the industry’s most formidable design duos for almost 30 years. Maria has … Continue reading

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Made In Moscow

In Moscow, the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia (MBFWR) witnesses more and more designers designing with the Moscow textile industry in mind. Vogue Italia design scout Sara Maino, who discovers talent around the world, was invited to talk at the … Continue reading

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First female mayor of Rome in 3000 years

Virginia Raggi made history today by becoming the first ever female mayor of Rome in 3000 years. The 37-year-old lawyer and former member of Rome’s city council has emerged as the favourite. She says: “Our vision is of a city … Continue reading

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